Womens Attitudes towards attending Mosque and An-Nisa Network‏

The purpose of a mosque is to serve, educate and inspire.  So mosques are not just ‘places of prayers’ – in modern terminology, they are community centres as well.

I had noticed though that my local mosque in Nottingham for many years has seen low numbers of women attending – and this prompted me to look at local women’s views of their mosques.  I wanted to understand why women were not using the mosque, and why the mosque was not at the heart of their community.  So I embarked on a research project, ‘Women’s attitudes towards attending masjid’.

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